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  • 100 years after big league debut, Babe Ruth is still larger than life

    100 years after big league debut, Babe Ruth is still larger than life
    It is easy now to identify the most famous name from the baseball box score dated July 11, 1914. However, one hundred summers ago at Boston's Fenway Park, the annotation "Ruth" was not historically significant. The baby-faced pitcher, only months...
  • Starz's Chris Albrecht on the Challenges of Buzz, Diversity and Budgets

    For the first time in more than four years at Starz, Chris Albrecht looked and sounded comfortable as he showed off a new slate of programming for the premium cabler. Albrecht went off the script at the start of Starz's Friday session at the Television...
  • U.S. cupcake chain Crumbs may reopen with new owners

    (Reuters) - Crumbs Bake Shop Inc may get a second chance if a bankruptcy judge approves a deal for the owner of Dippin' Dots ice cream and the star of a reality television show to buy and reopen the U.S. cupcake chain, according to a court document....
  • If IBM's Watson had legs, it would jaywalk

     If IBM's Watson had legs, it would jaywalk
    It's strange to walk the streets of Seattle and San Jose, two of the world's great software capitals, and see people behaving like machines. I'm referring to jaywalking or, more precisely, the lack of it. You see packs of knowledge workers huddled on...
  • Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America

    Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America
    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...
  • After Employer Goes Under, Two Managers Launch Firm That Helps School Teams Raise Money

    NEWINGTON — James Thomson and Don Crouch abruptly found themselves out of work in March 2009, when the national school fundraising company that paid them went out of business. It was a terrible time for employment, one of only three months in the...
  • Lyft's NYC launch of ride-sharing service hits roadblock

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ride-sharing service Lyft Inc faces a roadblock in launching its car service in New York City after authorities on Friday sought to prevent it from operating in the state. Just hours before the company planned to start service in...
  • Lyft's move into New York City blocked by state Supreme Court

    Lyft's move into New York City blocked by state Supreme Court
    An attempt by ride-sharing app Lyft to launch in New York City hit a speed bump when the state's Supreme Court granted an injunction preventing the company's planned launch Friday evening, state officials said. Lyft, based in San Francisco, connects...
  • Sun Valley: John Kerry Video Conference Victim of Bad Reception, Bloomberg Won't Grade De Blasio

    Even billionaires suffer from bad reception. That's the takeaway Friday after organizers at the Allen & Co. media and technology conference tried and failed to get Secretary of State John Kerry on a remote connection from Kabul, Afghanistan. America's...
  • Charlie Haden dies at 76; Grammy-winning bassist pushed boundaries of jazz

    Charlie Haden dies at 76; Grammy-winning bassist pushed boundaries of jazz
    Charlie Haden, a Grammy-winning bassist who came to the attention of the jazz world in the 1950s with the revolutionary Ornette Coleman Quartet and pushed against the genre's boundaries for more than five decades, died Friday in Los Angeles after a long...
  • Boca Black Film Festival aims to feature Florida's homegrown talent

    Boca Black Film Festival aims to feature Florida's homegrown talent
    With last year's departure of the country's most prominent black film festival from Miami Beach, a Palm Beach State College professor hopes to fill that void with the Boca Black Film Festival that starts next week. The American Black Film Festival was in...